The Shonen Jump magazine reaches the peak of 700,000 in a digital circulation, falls below 1.3 million copies

The SHUEISHA SHONEN JUMP weekly magazine began on Wednesday “a great thanksgiving campaign” on the occasion of reaching 700,000 readers/subscribers of each digital magazine.Meanwhile, Japan Magazine Publishers Association (JMPA) revealed in August that the circulation of the magazine fell to 1,290,417 copies in the period from April to June this year.

Shueisha broadcast a special promotional film depicting the Shonen Jump manga to commemorate its digital milestone:

From Wednesday to January 31, the digital magazine Weekly Shonen Jump will have five campaigns appreciating readers:

Discount of 300 yen on a subscription (with tax) in January for new and renewing subscribers, five previous numbers will be available for free for subscribers for a smartphone from the Shonen Jump series 500-yen quo card with an original project for 10,000 subscribers special contentHero Acadekaren and Jujutsu Kaisen for subscribers during the campaign

The digital magazine will also give tickets in a special lottery for its subscribers for the Jump Festa 2023 event on December 18-19.

According to Jmpa, the magazine in the period from January to March this year was 1,322,500 copies, i.e. less than 1,354,167 copies from October to December last year.Printed circulation also fell to 1 371,818 copies in the period from July to September 2021.

The decrease is a continuation of a constant decline in the magazine’s circulation over the last eight years, approaching about half of January-Marzec 2014 number 2 715 834.

Printed circulation of the SHONEN JUMP weekly fell below two million in 2017 to 1915,000. The press of the press fell below 1.6 million in the period from January to March 2020 to 1,572 833, and then fell below 1.5 million to 1,475000 in the period from October to December 2020.

The record circulation of the warehouse was 6.53 million in 1994.

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